TUBE NEWS 2017 TN September 2017 - Page 14

Sawing and Storage Innovations from KASTO Kasto will present at EMO innovations from both sides of the company’s business – sawing machine and storage system manufacture. Highlights will be an intelligent system for efficient use of energy in automated storage systems; an automatic version of the KASTOmicut swing-frame band saw, the A 2.6, which will make its world debut; and live demonstrations of the high-performance KASTOwin pro AC 5.6 bandsaw. 14 TUBE NEWS EVENTS September 2017 Storage technology For many years, Kasto has been supplying its storage and retrieval systems for long stock and sheet with optional energy recovery, whereby surplus kinetic energy, such as that produced in braking or lowering of lifting gear, is converted into electricity and fed back into the grid.